Lalmonirhat: Two friends died and another sustained injuries after being hit by a truck while they were “making TikTok videos” on Kakina-Mahipur road in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Satur-day night.
Wazed Ali, 18, son of Sahidul Miah, and Shah Alam, 17, son of Azir Ali, were from Rudreshar village under Kakina union of Kaliganj upazila. The identity of the injured could not be known immediately.
Police and locals said the three friends — on a motorbike — were making TikTok videos on the Gan-gachara Sheikh Hasina Teesta Bridge around 11pm.
A Burimari-bound truck from Rangpur hit the bike from behind on the bridge, leaving the trio critically injured, said Habibur Rahman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Kaliganj police station.
They were rushed to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctors declared Wazed and Shah Alam dead on arrival, he said, adding that the other injured friend is undergoing treatment there.